Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them - Chapters 6-8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 6-8 Summary and Analysis

Chapter six is the first chapter in Part Two, which is titled "What Boys Need". Chapter six itself is titled "The Power of Spiritual, Psychological, and Social Anchors". Part Two of the book contained a full section on helping young boys who were already violent and creating a world where less violence is spawned. As the chapter opened, the author remembered when he was a child. His behavior was under control, but his thoughts were not. He was kept on track, however, thanks to people who cared for him, activities that he participated in through this community, through school, through cultural messages that taught moral responsibility, and through his belief in God. He called these factors his anchors and addressed the fact that it is critical for society to create anchors for boys prone to violent crimes.

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